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St. John College welcomes new month with webinars, street play

By EMN Updated: Mar 03, 2022 2:26 pm
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Students executing the street play at the college campus on March 1.

Dimapur, March 3 (EMN): Various departments and committees of St. John College, Dimapur welcomed the new month with webinars and a street play on March 1.

An update from the institution informed that the Students’ Well-being and Peer Counselling Committee organised two events in observation of Zero Discrimination Day. A street play titled, “End Inequalities” was performed by the peer counselors, which addressed the issues of racism, gender, class discrimination including backdoor appointments.

A webinar on the theme “Zero Discrimination and the Youth” was organised in the evening by the committee, wherein Prof. S T Janetius, Principal, St. John College spoke on the origin of the day. Peter Banks, administrative head spoke on the administrative responsibilities towards maintaining zero discrimination in the college, it said.

The keynote speaker, Dr. Provakar Palaka, associate professor of Swami Shraddhanand College, University of Delhi spoke on the role of youth in preventing discrimination, while sharing his personal experiences and suggested ways to improve our society to eliminate discrimination.

Dr. Robert Bhatra, assistant professor of History, St. John College was the chairperson of the webinar, Mrs Sumita Banik Saha, assistant professor of Economics, St. John College was in charge of Q&A session, while Roselin Chang, assistant professor of Education delivered the vote of thanks.

Meanwhile, the department of Botany organised a one-day student development programme on the theme, “Action is the Fundamental key to Success”, with two of the institution’s Alumni as guest speakers.  

The speakers, Imnasenla, an actress, singer, freelance artist, and Humayun Samir Ahmed Barbhuyan, junior scientist at NEHU (North Eastern Hill University), who is a UG gold medallist and recipient of Governor’s Excellence Award shared their experiences as students and how they pursued their future career with passion, confidence and courage. They also reminded the students about the unemployment problem in Nagaland and India at large, while encouraging them to work hard and plan their future endeavours analytically.

By EMN Updated: Mar 03, 2022 2:26:22 pm